On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1963

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Sanja Dole┼żal, Croatian pop singer (Novi fosili), and television personality, born in Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharles Vyner Brooke

Charles Vyner Brooke, 3rd and last White Rajah of Sarawak (1917-46), dies at 88

3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke
3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Vyner Brooke
1963 Highlights

About May 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus